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MADHOUSE re:exit

Thursday 17th May - Saturday 26th May, Week 53, Manchester

Inspired by a refusal to be silent, and a history of being ignored, 5 learning disabled artists take us on a wondrous adventure underground.

As they tear back the walls to their lives, past and present spin together in a powerful expression of what it feels like to be a person with a learning disability today.

"Quite simply groundbreaking… sets a new standard for immersive theatre." - Disability Arts Online

“Defiantly different” – The Guardian on Access All Areas

Arrival time and latecomers' policy

Due to the performance’s immersive nature, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled performance time. Latecomers will have to wait for a later performance slot with remaining spaces.

Access Policy

Access All Areas and The Lowry are committed to ensuring that each audience member is respected as an individual, with their own access needs, communication styles, and self-identification, by ensuring that all access requirements are met. To ensure that the performance is as accessible for you as possible, please let us know if you have any access requirements, by using the Access Booking Form on The Lowry's website. Access information will be treated as confidential and used only to ensure needs are met.

Visual Guide

A Visual Guide will be available from Friday 27th April 2018.

Accessible performances

If you require BSL interpretation, audio description, a touch tour or familiarisation session, please let The Lowry know as soon as possible.

Information for schools, advocacy and community groups:

Want to go deeper into the MADHOUSE? 

Access All Areas is offering free workshops exploring the themes and legacy of the production, for groups of up to 10 participants with learning disabilities. 

Co-facilitated by learning disabled trainers, workshops last approximately 60 minutes, are designed to be accessible for all and can take place at your venue. 

Please contact helen@accessallareastheatre.org for more information and to book.

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